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‘Desperate Housewives’: A Shocking Death on Wisteria Lane

“Desperate Housewives” killed off a beloved character. It would have ranked as one of this television season’s biggest shockers had it not been spoiled in a most unusual fashion: the death scene was mentioned in testimony during the wrongful termination lawsuit that pitted the show’s former star, Nicolette Sheridan, versus its creator, Marc Cherry. The […]

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‘Desperate Housewives’ Premiere Recap: Shallow Grave

The eighth season of “Desperate Housewives” picked up immediately after the seventh season ended. The housewives and Carlos (Ricardo Chavira) drove to a remote field and buried Gabi’s dead, evil, child molester stepfather to protect Carlos from being arrested for his murder. Of course, Carlos killed him in self-defense with a candlestick, so it would […]

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‘Desperate Housewives’: Final Season Promises Killer Cover-Up

Sunday is the premiere of the final season of “Desperate Housewives.” What began as a daring, subversive show has become as mainstream as the minivan soccer mom culture that it satirizes. The women of Wisteria Lane have been through marriages, divorces, affairs, and drinking problems. They have also managed to survive the endless stream of […]

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Vanessa Williams Lands A New Love On ‘Desperate Housewives’

There’s more love in the Lane, as in Wisteria, next season. According to TVLine.com, Vanessa Williams’ Renee is getting a new “Desperate Housewives” beau, to be played by “V” alum Charles Mesure. He’ll appear as Ben, whom TVLine describes as “a sexy, charming and occasionally ruthless contractor” who is one very tough self-made man. No […]

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